MRS. WINSLOW'S DOMESTIC RECEIPT BOOK FOR 1870. Jeremiah Curtis, John I. Brown.

MRS. WINSLOW'S DOMESTIC RECEIPT BOOK FOR 1870.

New York: Curtis & Brown, 1870. First Edition. Softcover. 32pp. Contains recipes for puddings and pies, breakfast and tea cakes, dessert cakes, side dishes and relishes, pickles and preserves, and home remedies, along with ads and testimonials for Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup, Brown's Bronchial Troches and Vermifuge Comfits or Worm Lozenges, a variety of housekeeping tips, receipts for horses, and doses of medicines commonly used in families.. Bound in printed yellow wrappers. 6.25" x 3.75" Very Good. Item #039902

"In the 1840s, Charlotte N. Winslow developed a medicine to quiet restless and teething infants and children. Her daughter and son-in-law, Lucy and Jeremiah Curtis, became proprietors of the patent medicine. The syrup had 65 mg morphine per fluid ounce" (WorldCat note).

Price: $25.00

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